Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Sock Monkey, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. N8

    N8 I prefer my pumpkin with a blue & white mask.

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  2. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    I have had the bike for 3 years, this month. It has 25,000 on it now.
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  3. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    I’ll grab some today.
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  4. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard Instagram @oneworldcycles

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  5. coresports

    coresports DS4Life

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    Thats awesome...geez...i need to ride more!!

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  6. Adanac rider

    Adanac rider HMMMM Gravel or Pavement today Supporter

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  7. mjs91882

    mjs91882 Been here awhile

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    How you think it held up in Florida? Better than a Drz in that sand?
  8. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    A DRZ might have been a little better, the sand really hit the power of the WR pretty hard. It spent a large majority of the time in the sand at full throttle.
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  9. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard Instagram @oneworldcycles

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    The DRZs I've ridden handle sand similarly to your XR650l. A bit top heavy with soft suspension makes them wallow a bit but the added power makes getting the bike up to speed in sand a bit easier than on the wrr.
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  10. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    How to break the WRR frame:





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  11. mo_rider

    mo_rider Everyday I'm Farklin' Supporter

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    Ouch.

    I like your POV on your camera. What camera are you using, what's the settings (wide, super wide), and where's your mounting location?
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  12. FLICKIT

    FLICKIT Long timer

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    Ouch, that's what I was picturing... How deep is the hole? could you get away with running a bottoming tap in there and then use a longer bolt?
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  13. rarepartbuilder

    rarepartbuilder redemption gypsy

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    the kickstand part of the casting is replaceable according to the unit for sale on -> flea bay <- . Maybe a bike scrap yard in your area has one minus the parts you already have?

    best of luck

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  14. V2Neal

    V2Neal Long timer Supporter

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    Take another look at Yinz's picture. The part in the FleaBay link is the part that ripped off. The cast part in the picture is the frame casting.
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  15. rarepartbuilder

    rarepartbuilder redemption gypsy

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    ahhh . Flickit has it right then ...deeper thread with longer bolt. I wonder if the hole in question could be drilled through with a tap drill ? ..then weld the flat back on the damaged area. This would allow the tap drill to be run into the newly welded area from the reverse side...
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  16. Two Moto Kiwis

    Two Moto Kiwis Homeless Somewhere

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    Yinzer Moto, on your engine steel subframe just norh of the peg do you have a stress fracture at the edge of the weld where the paint has gone on holiday?
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    1F848829-5849-40C6-8446-7543190150D6.jpeg She did well in Co earlier this month.....
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  19. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    I am running a GoPro session under my helmet visor, so that it can not get caught on branches. I’d have to look at it for the exact settingings.
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  20. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    I could put a longer bolt in there but I doubt it would last very long without support. One light hit would have it ripped back.